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yeah, i want to rock ♪ [ applause ] >> i lost my mind. you're young. do you know what they say about a mullet? business in the front, party in the back. i'm don lemon at the cnn world headquarters in atlanta. tonight, a larry king exclusive ten years in the making. the stars of harry porte open up about the very last potter movie ever. >> i kind of wept like a child. on that last day. >> the most successful film franchise in history. >> children are sometimes scared at movies. they think i can do a spell. but i'm not like that in real life. >> and it's coming to an end. >> i'm just really to be
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grateful. i've loved every day of it. >> never before seen footage of the making. behind the scene secrets finally revealed, and an exclusive clip of the final harry potter movie you will not see anywhere else. daniel radcliffe, emma watson, rupert grint, helen cotter, james and oliver phelps and tom felton. they're all here on the "larry king special." "harry potter: the final chapter." >> cut. great work. >> action! i'm coming to you tonight from harry potter the exhibition here in new york city. you might recognize harry's griffin door dorm room, it's right behind me. you know, whether you're a muggle, a half blood or a full
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blown wizard, it may be hard to believe that one of hollywood's most successful film franchises ever is about to come to an end. from books to movies to a theme park in orlando? >> kvrnlgts rowling's story about a young wizard and his adventures has become a pop culture phenomenon. the statistics are staggering. over the past ten years the seven films have made some $6 billion. tonight you'll hear secrets from the set. you'll see how the wizarding world was brought to the big screen. we'll even show you an exclusive never-before-scene clip of the final movie just days before it open. first a look back on how it all began. >> be safe. be strong. >> reporter: harry potter. the boy who lived, faces his biggest challenge yet.
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a final showdown with the dark lord and an epic battle ten years in the making. >> the last harry potter. how's that feel? >> you know, very, very strange, considering we've done it for ten years. but it's also a wonderful feeling of achievement and particularly i'm very, very proud of this last film and i think it's the best out of all of them, i think, and you know, i'm very, very excited. >> also excited, the millions of harry potter fans around the world who have been waiting years for this if a nail. >> from what i could see just shooting it, i knew it was -- pretty epic. it's -- i think we -- we do it justice. i definitely -- yeah, we do. >> now, join me, harry, and confront your fate. >> very serious.
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rising again and really quite disturbing. we're losing characters we've known since the first book, and it's -- yeah. i think it's going to be really shocking just to see the cast kind of collapse to kind of burn in piles of rubble. >> finish what we've started. >> together. >> harry potter and the deathly hallows, part two, sure to be the biggest movie event of the summer, and we'll give fans the ending they've been waiting to see since we first met the wizard in 2001's "harry potter and the sorcerer's stone." 2 was ten years ago for the very first time we able to see the wizarding world that until then was only imagined in books. >> and courage i see. not a bad mind either. there's talent. >> up. get up. >> we laid eyes on harry potter, and orphan made to live in the
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cupboard under the stairs by his aunt and uncle. >> there's no such thing as magic! >> what's he doing? >> tormented by his cousin. feeling isolated and alone, who found out he was not only a wizard, but the most famous wizard of all. we were also introduced to his two best friends. >> well, are you doing magic? >> the book smart know it all hermione granger and harry's sidekick ron weasley. the books and seven movies so far made stars out of the three-then ungnome actors. daniel radcliffe, emma watson -- and rupert. they have grown up before our eyes. >> it's really strange. that's the only way i can describe it. it's -- it's been -- i mean -- i was so young, it's difficult to remember much of my life before
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this thing happened to me. so -- it coming to an andy, it's -- it's huge. i was 9 years old. you know -- i was still losing teeth. if that puts it in perspective. i was still losing baby teeth. >> the first hit was an instant hit for warner brothers like cnn is owned by time warner, but that wasn't a surprise. by then harry was already a household name around the world to the millions of fans of the books. and it was all dreamed up by an unlikely author. j.k. rowling, who at that time was a single mother on welfare when she came up with an idea about a boy who does not know he's a wizard. >> do you remember how -- it's impossible to say how an idea came about. >> uh-huh. >> do you remember, though, the creation of this concept? >> yeah. it came to me on a train going from manchester to london in england and it came very suddenly.
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>> what came? >> the idea for this boy who didn't know what he was, and until he was 11 and then got this invitation to go off to wizard school and i have this very physical response to the idea. i felt so excited. i just thought it would be such fun to write. >> the first book released in 1997 marketed as a simple children's book by a first-time author. many people including rowling herself did not have high hopes for it. >> in all honesty i didn't think it would go well. if it ever got published maybe a handful of devoted. i thought it is kind of a book for obsessives. i thought maybe a few people would like it a lot. i never expected it to have broad appeal. >> rowling, turned down by several publishers after she wrote the first book harks become one of the richest women in the world. so successful, she's reportedly surpassed even the queen in wealth. rowling's story spawned seven best-selling novels which sold more than 400 million copies.
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the books are available in 200 countries, and have been translated into some 70 languages. each release a cause for celebration of fan whose lined up days in advance to be the first to walk out with the latest story but in 2007, when rowling released the final chapter of the series, harry potter and the deathly hallows, we knew it would eventually come to this. >> the boy who lived, come to die. >> harry and the final stand. the last harry potter movie ever. >> you said this one, the one opening later this week, is the best. why? >> because it's the most exciting. i think it's the most direct. i think question so well in part
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-- from part one by setting up all the plot that people need to understand this second film, that we can just dive straight in and give people this, and what's -- i think in this film we find the balance best between the emotional side of films and the action-packed adventure exciting side. i mean, i think -- i think we've never got the balance so right before. >> i would agree. it's a hell of a movie. >> it is a hell of a movie. >> coming up, an exclusive clip from the final harry potter film you won't see anywhere else. plus -- we'll show you how ralph fiennes went from this to this. next, daniel radcliffe reveals what happened on the last day of filming irngts kind of wept like a child. i lost it. >> when this "larry king" special, "harry potter: the final chapter" returns. [ male announcer ] 95% of all americans
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>> larry: ten years ago it was the million dollar question. who would play harry potter? producers set out to find the
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perfect boy. >> great. it was a very difficult process. finding harry was very hard. it was like trying to find -- i think everyone was getting slightly desperate and i was walking down the streets of edinboro looking at them in a suspicious way. could it be them? and they walked into the theater and they found dan. dan is an actor. he's just perfect. >> dan, of course, is daniel radcliffe. up to then, hig biggest role in the biggest miniseries "david copperfield." his parents have some connection to the industry try 20 keep film trying out to the parts of movies unbeknownst producers repeatedly asked the boy's parents if he could audition. not wanting the obligation of this role to disrupt his childhood, they declined. eventually, they'd stepped in at the theater. >> i was sitting in the theater and with my mom and dad and in
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front of us was sitting david hyman and the screenwriter steve clovis and i was completely unaware why this man kept turning around and looking at me and staring throughout the show. i didn't know what to make of it. then i remember my dad and mom getting quite flustered and eventually, that was the moment they said, maybe this is just meant to be. let's lit him audition. >> when did they tell you you got it? >> i was in the bath and my dad -- my dad got the phone call downspares and came in and said, you got the part, and i was just very, very happy. >> how old were you? >> i was 11. i think i just turned 11. yeah. had no idea what these were but meant it probably meant i bought myself an extra half hour before i will to go to bed. >> radcliffe's life was about to change forever. >> did you have a normal boyhood?
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>> it's very hard to say. i mean, no. i suppose. i certainly didn't have normal teenage years but equally i don't really know what normal means. i mean, was i happy and healthy and surrounded by fun and love? yes. and that's kind of all right with me. i was surrounded by inspiration's interesting people from a variety of different backgrounds. >> so many child stars, for want of a better term. kids who become famous early, have major problems. >> yes. >> larry: you didn't. can you explain that? kids are not supposed to be names at 11. >> no. they're not. what i'd put it down to is the fact that i think it's very different than in america. when you do it over here you are treated as a star first and a child second. whereas in england it's the other way around. you're treated as a child first
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and then an actor in the film, but i don't think anyone paneleders as much as they do in america, but thankfully i've not gone anywhere else. >> larry: you have enjoyed it? >> oh, yes. absolutely. immensely. where there have been moments, i'd be lying if i said every single day was fantastic. generally speaking, i just had the best time. i got to work with my best friends everyday. >> larry: you like harry? >> yes, i do, very, very much. >> larry: anything you don't like about him? >> yes, of course. he's kind of -- kind of arrogant, and pretty selfish at time. not so much in the later films, but -- also i think there's often a little bit of the smell of burning martyr in harry. he kind of -- he occasionally, i think, likes to, the fact that it's all on him and i think says about harry, he seems to relish fame. that's not completely true he
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does have a hero complex and i think he thinks he always has to be -- >> larry: the hero? >> absolutely. which i suffer from myself sometimes. >> larry: really? >> i think so, yes. >> larry: not wanting to be typecast forever at harry, radcliffe began branching out. in 2008, made his broadway debut in "equus" appearing necked jon tach and today stars in "how to succeed in business without really trying" it's so not what you would expect from you, dancing, singing, jumping. >> absolutely. anyone who knows me would expect the jumping, but dancing and singing. yeah. it's something completely different and i -- you know, i've got the energy to do it at this age so i might as well be doing it. also, i do think there's, as an actor -- i don't think you'll
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ever work that much harder than doing a broadway show. particularly a musical eight time as week. so, yeah. i like working hard. that's the whole thing that's instilled in me. a work ethic that i now -- i love to work. >> larry: how have kept a balance through all of this? >> the most important thing for me to remember is it doesn't matter who had gotten this part, they would have been receiving this kind of attention. this much -- you know, when you step out of the car and you get hit by that wall of noise, of screaming, you have to -- it's very important for me to remember that would be screaming for somebody else if he got the part. it's not about me. it's about the franchise and the character. so that i kind of have to think about to help keep it in perspective and stop myself from getting big headed. >> caller: coming up next, behind-the-scenes exclusive, wizards never before seen footage of the making of lord
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valued mohr, plus an exclusive first look from a scene of "harry potter and the deathly hallows part 2" on the special larry king harry potter, the final chapter.
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>> larry: j.k. rowling created a unique world with the pages of her "harry potter "books.
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a world where cars fly -- wall portraits talk -- ♪ books try to eat children -- magic spells are cast with the simple wave of a wand. >> fantastic. >> larry: and where ralph fiennes transforms into voldemort. we'll show you more of this exclusive footage in just a moment. >> it's a really interesting -- there's an awful lot of very complex challenges in the potter books, and j.k. rowlings writings is great and the she gives a lot of good description. writing it down on the page and translating that into a moving image is difficult because everybody has an idea when they read the book of what something like look like. >> larry: tim has been the visual effects on the films for the past eight years. his job, trying to make everything that happens at hogwart's look real.
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>> i think visual effects in harry potter go hand in hand, and you can't make the films without them. >> larry: burke leads a team of hundreds of wizards who make movie magic on the big screen. >> i don't think the audience would realize quite how how many effects there are in the films. especially down to the environment. it's quite startling when we show people what was actually shot with an actor in front of a green screen and then what is in the final film and he's standing in the scottish islands. it often surprises people. >> what's down there? >> thankfully all three actors, they basically learned how to work on the green screen stages with nothing else to work off of. which is essential, because it's only through that performance can you really believe that world existed when we've added it. >> larry: out of the roughly 200 creatures burke and his team created for the films he has his
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favorites. >> most of them are probably animated characters. on the third film, that was a very great challenge. at the time, maybe it would be easier to do now. at the time it was a very difficult complex thing to do but it was a very big character in the film, and we had to do a lot of complex things involving harry having 20 ride and then fly on the back of it. so realizing and completing that for the film was quite an achievement. and more recently i really, really thought that the work we did with creature and dhabi in part one was sort of top notch, because, you know, you had to empathize with these little cg characters to the point where you really had to feel harry's emotional distress dolby died at the end. it causes the audience to shed a tear. it's quite a challenge, bus i think we managed to pull that off. that was quite a difficult
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thing, but, very rewarding as well. >> larry: but for every rewarding visual challenge there is some effects that burke says had fallen flat. >> some things, you're pleased with other things that never quite were at good as you hoped, and i think for me, if i'm completely honest it would probably be in the fifth film didn't quite hit the mark unfortunately. we weren't really quite sure how believable he was at the end of date. that was very difficult, to be honest, and you know, can't win them all. so -- >> larry: one of the most important transitions tim and his team have done, turning ralph fiennes into lord voldemort. seen for the first time publicly, we're able to show you how it was done. >> we mastered the technique over the years and basically ralph fiennes wears makeup,
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prosthetic makeup and matrix, the cover the area of his face that we have to replace with our digital prosthetic, and we filmed ralph fiennes in all the action sequences and all the drama pieces just normally, and then remove his real nose in the computer afterwards and replace it, after we've tracked the movement of his head in the computer, we replace it with our snake nose and that actually is animated. there are areas where flare the nostrils to emphasize when he's speaking or talking. animation goes into that as well, but it all has to be relit and texted to look like it was his real skin, and that's done through a lot of sort of reference, photos that we take for every set where we film it on and use those to help light the skin. >> larry: another one of burke's favery effects, the book of montsters from "harry potter and the prisner of as ga vann."
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>> this a great sequence where the book actually comes alive, and tries to get harry, and this was done with a combination of a practical animatable prop that could actually open its mouth. the idea is it's got these teeth here, and can you actually see it snap and try and get harry. it was a great, fun scene where he's trying to -- well, the book's trying to eat him and we've got a combination of cg animated book and the practical book on the set. and we animate all of these little tentacles as well. so that was something that we could film practically on the set with dan and a real animatable book, and then also were times when we replace the book itself with the cg one. >> larry: there have been thousands of computer generated
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effects in the eight "harry potter" movies but burke hopes you haven't noticed that. >> we often say if you don't spot the effects you've actually done your job well. the real reward is when people don't realize you're watching fegts. especially those at home watching. >> larry: up next, rupert turns the tables on emma watson and daniel radcliffe, and asks some questions of his own. >> maybe they want to know on the last day i brought them both a trumpet, and, yeah. why a trumpet. >> larry: and later, revealing secrets from behind-the-scenes. >> 25 takes. i just thought, you have know idea what's happening down there. >> larry: on this "larry king" special, "harry potter: the final chapter." took some crazy risks as a kid.
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i'm don lemon live in headquarters in atlanta. headlines -- high stakes negotiations over raising the amount of money the federal government is say lewed to borrow. president obama says a deal fleeds to be reached with ten days. republican congressional leaders
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say they won't agree to raise the debt ceiling without spending cuts and balking at any proposed tax hike. further proof of the deteriorating relationship between the u.s. and pakistan. the u.s. is withholding $800 million in military aid to that country. the chief of staff confirmed the move on abc's "this week." those are headlines this hour. i'm don lemon. now back to "harry potter: the final chapter." hi there. i'm tom felton and i'm in the "harry potter films." it's been an incredible ten year, and i've been very, very lucky to have been in it the last ten years and want add chance to say thank you very much and i really hope you enjoy the last film. >> larry: in "harry potter and the deathly hallows part 2" gone is the innocence of childhood. harry, hermione and ron face real danger. life and death. >> a different film, really. it's all kind of intense. >> what we see -- >> i mean, it was -- the last two films were dark for me to play them, and to be in that
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world every day. and we did so many scenes where there was so much adrenaline and fear required. it was really intense. genuinely. >> larry: like millions of charon around the world, huge fans of harry potter. >> whenever i was reading the books, i always thought that, felt a strong connection. even a look alike conversation that was in the paper, and, yeah. i won the best ron. >> i loved those books. my dad used to read them to my brother and i. i just loved them, and i always, always loved hermione. >> larry: watt watson and grint spent almost half their lives playing their characters and now with the release of the final film, they look back to the beginning. >> the first audition, when i first met dan and emma and, yeah. it does seem like a, such a long
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time ago. >> and it's the only known maker of the sorcerer's stone. >> the what? >> hermione reading, a scene from the forbidden section of the library, and, yeah. i just remember, my voice, i was really kind of quiet. >> larry: the three young stars have gone through so much together. becoming famous the world over at such a young age. >> it's been 11 years of quite an intimate process. were you kind of are with each other every day. all year, every year. it's quite a unique kind of thing we've kind of shared with each other, i think. >> larry: so what do they really think of each joer. >> yeah. he's -- always been quite hyperactive. loud. he's very funny.
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>> dan is the most energetic, hard-working, competent person. he works very, very hard. so he's pretty incredible. >> yeah. i mean, all the time, emma is great. she's really kind of caring. >> he's a real eccentric. he's a genuine eccentric. i've never been to his house, but i would love to go, because it just sounds like it's full of the most magical, wonderful and weird thing. he has llamas and miniature pigs and he's bought a hovercraft and he has a cow on one of his roofs in his house in london, and he bought an ice cream van that genuinely works and it's funny. because he's this very funny guy but kind of just loves crazy stuff. >> you this off with ru rupert and emma right abate?
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>> larry: you grew up together, right? >> rupert and i particularly. emma was always the -- you know, the kind of -- when it came to prevents us from laughing, emma was the best. rupert and i were terrible. >> larry: rupert decided to have some fun and askship questions of his own. >> maybe you want to know, on the last day i brought them both a trumpet. and, yeah. why a trumpet? >> larry: do you know why? >> i just -- because he's mad, and he's rupert. i imagine. i don't know. >> larry: he's crazy? >> i didn't know if there's was a reason. >> larry: there's no reason to a trumpet. >> okay, dan, have you ever considered dyeing your hair ginger? >> yes, but only for him. >> larry: in a private moment.
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>> at his request i would do that. >> larry: and for emma? >> emma. who'd you like best? me or dan? >> of course. neither. obviously i love them both. that's a difficult answer. that's the diplomatic answer. the right thing to say. >> larry: like they're characters emma and rupert have grown up in front of the world but unlike ron and hermione, they had a deal with the fame of who they are and what they represent to millions of fans. >> give me like presents and stuff and just touch me. really weird. that kind of sight has taken me a while to kind of get used to. >> some little children are sometimes scared of me because they think i can do a spell that i really am magic in real life and i've always found that really funny and i try and kind
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of say, i'm not going to do anything to you. it's okay. sometimes you can't convince them, because they believe in it. they really believe in it. >> larry: and now that's over, the world and these actors prepare to say good-bye to harry, hermione and ron. >> quite a shock, really, leaving a -- i wasn't prepared to how i would feel and how much she meant to me. >> it's been pretty great even though i wasn't spending much time being me. you understand and realize that, and feel good about it, and -- yeah. i think we're very lucky. definitely. >> larry: still ahead, james and oliver phelps take us on a tour of the wizarding world of "harry potter" and talk to fans on the eve of the final film. >> seeing all they're faces, just in awe of it.
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shows what it means to people. >> larry: plus a scene you woents see anywhere else, and daniel radcliffe talks about what's next. >> i want kids and i want a lot. i absolutely do. >> larry: on this "larry king special -- harry potter: the final chapter." ♪ aren'tenough whole grain. but actually, it's never been easier to get the whole grain you want from your favorite big g cereals. from cheerios to lucky charms, there's whole grain in every box. make sure to look for the white check. ♪ [ doug ] i got to figure this out. ♪ [ dr. ling ] i want to spend more time with my patients. [ jim ] i need to build a new app for the sales team in beijing. [ mrs. davis ] i need to make science as exciting as a video game. ♪ [ jim ] i need to push out a software upgrade. [ dr. ling ] review ms. cooper's history. [ doug ] i need to cut i.t. costs. [ mrs. davis ] i need to find a way to break through. [ jim ] i need to see my family while they're still awake.
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>> larry: i'm standing here in front of hagrid's hut. the half giant a friend and confidant of harry and ron and hermione during their years at hogwart's. robbie coltrane has played him since the beginning of the series. one of many acclaimed british actors in this very talented cast. including people like maggie smith and alan rickman and helen oh bonham carter. tonight robby and helena open up about harry potter and why these may have been the roles a lifetime. >> welcome, harry, to -- >> larry: a big man at more than 8 feet tall with a personality to match to how big an outfit is it to get into? >> it weighs about 110 pounds, i guess.
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and there was no way around that, because it just had to look absolutely right. >> larry: do you like hagrid? >> i do. he's a sort of -- a very good question. nobody's asked me that before. yes, i do like hagrid. he's a big decent kind of bloke. >> sorry. no need to be rude. i'm not in a mood for entertainment today. >> larry: coltrane was her first choice to play the giant, that his acting brought a subtlety necessary to the character. >> with all the fans that this, these books have and the films, do you feel an enormous responsibility to get hagrid right? >> i did, and i also think everyone else did. i'm talking about the woodworkers, the construction people. everybody. because they're all parents, too. they'd all read the books to their kids.
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i think everybody raised their game and you look at the cast list of all the people we've had over the ten years. you know, it's the absolute who's who of british act be. it's been an extraordinary experience for everybody, i think. >> larry: one of the latest additions to that who's who of british actor, helen o'bonham carter. >> serious mental issues. a socipath or psychopath. takes plesher from pain which micks her very, very sick. >> larry: she's been a potter fan favorite since introduced in order of the phoenix. >> great fun to play, because i just go to work and it was amazing to be paid for over a period of four years to go to work and be paid lots of money to wait around and play a witch and be really naughty. >> larry: in the final film there's a pivotal scene at the
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ends of the movie. a final fight during the battle of hogwart's with ron weasley's mom, something carter says fans will look forward to. >> we had a duel, and one duel. a bit like actually making contact. it was really hard work and me and jody, we definitely needed the chiropractor after. it's very easy to throw your shoulder out. >> we won, we won, we won! >> larry: she's not one to hold back. when we asked to tell a secret from the set, she opened the floodgates. >> i did wee wee. don't tell anyone. >> larry: seems after giving birth and returning to work, he daughter wasn't what it used to be. >> i'm barely able to stand up less alone stand up and scream. anybody that's had a baby, if you scream, nothing's -- your -- everything, you know -- 25 take. i just thought, you know, you have no idea what's happening down there. larry -- you did ask me. >> larry: carter's played many quirky characters over the years but said she has an affection
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for her time on harry potter the. >> i loved it and felt it's a real privilege and loner to be part of it. to be part of something it so stimulates the sort of mass imagination across the world with children. and to feed on people's imaginations. and to even -- it's in some way exciting for them. >> abracadabra! >> larry: from the wizarding world on the screen to the wizarding world of "harry potter" at universal studios, florida, where in the past years millions of potter fans have gn to get an up-close look at where harry and his friends called home. >> i suppose you can walk around on the rooftops. brilliant. just seeing all they're faces's in awe of it. >> larry: we asked james and oliver phelps better known at fred and george weasley to give us a tour of the park from
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dumbledore's office. >> the actually book on here aren't actually all detailed in about wizarding matters. >> larry: to the wine shop. >> perhaps this. >> cheers. >> larry: to getting a butter beer. >> in love with you. >> larry: and as were you imagine, the fans took notice. >> i feel walking around here, people walking up to us and talking like they knew us. pretty nice. it's quite surreal, really. it's nice, but surreal. >> larry: the phelps like the rest of the cast say they're sad to leave "harry potter" behind. >> very surreal on the last day to walk out. had a great time doing this. the last filming was -- quite emotional for us, but not a bittersweet where we're aware it's coming to an end and what better way to go out than on the
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biggest night, as big. >> our work is done. >> larry: find out what happened on the last day on set. t. was very sad. yeah. we all cried. really, really bizarre. you have no idea what's happening down there. larry, you did ask me.
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>> larry: ten years in the making. and soon we'll see the last of harry potter. >> avada kedavra! >> larry: and in just moments we'll show you an exclusive clip of the final movie. from the beginning this story of a little boy who didn't know he was special has touched millions of people around the world.
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>> why is it so successful? >> i think it's due to a lot of things. it's -- we love an underdog. i think the world of j.k. rowling is so meticulously thought out that people like me, who like to geek out about these things can get wrapped up in the wizarding lore and the world and it's so complete. i think we love that. we love the magic. we love the idea of that. and they're just -- it's a testament to just the brilliance of the writing. >> i really love, and what i think the people really love and why the stories are so enduring and why they touch so many people is because the characters are so -- so real and flawed and beautiful and inspiring and lovable. just completely lovable. >> larry: as actors, crew members, and fans prepare themselves for the end of harry potter, a few statistics. in the past ten years harry's
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famous lightning bolt scar has been applied to daniel radcliffe's forehead an estimated 2,000 times. 588 sets have been created. and harry has gone through 160 pairs of glasses and some 70 magic wands. but as the final potter film is about to open, all that is now history. >> what was the last day like? >> very, very emotional. i remember i kind of went like a child on that last day. >> it was kind of like the last day of school. and i remember packing up the dressing room. it was very sad. we all cried. it was really, really bizarre. >> larry: as the cast moves on from harry potter, they share thoughts of their past and of their future. >> it's definitely going to kind of be with me for the rest of my life, really. but yeah. i'm really just grateful to be a part of it. i've loved every -- every day of it.
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>> it's bittersweet. you know, it's really exciting to see what's -- you know, what comes next. but it's definitely a big chapter closing. >> larry: and for daniel radcliffe perhaps a chance for him to share his unusual childhood with his own children. >> do you want family someday? >> oh, god, yes. absolutely. i'm one of the -- it's very strange. i'm one of the broodiest young men you will ever met. i think also because i spend so much time around adults and i saw them all have kids -- >> you want children? >> oh, god, yes. absolutely. i want kids and i want lots. >> but you know you need someone else in order to -- >> i need to get someone who's willing first, yeah. >> share their life with you. >> yeah. i mean, i've -- you know, i've got a girlfriend at the moment who i am very much in love with. so you know, we'll see where that goes. >> larry: as we leave you tonight, here's your first look at a never seen before clip of "harry potter and the deathly hallows: part 2."
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>> how did you come by this sword? >> it's complicated. beal why do bellatrix lestrange think it should be in her vault? >> it's complicated. >> the sword presented itself in our time of need. >> there is a sword in madam lestrange's vault identical to this one, but it is a fake. it was placed there this past summer. >> and she never suspected it was a fake? >> it's very convincing. only a goblin would recognize that this is the true sword of griffin dor. >> i need to get into greengorts into one of the vaults. >> it is impossible. >> alone, yes. but with you, no.

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A Larry King Special Harry Potter - The F... News/Business. (2011) Larry King interviews the cast and special effects team to show how the finally was created, along with an extended clip of the film. (CC)

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